The Week’s Most Popular Posts: November 11-15, 2013

Let’s take a look back at the most popular posts from the week that was….


reading turretIT’S A READING TURRET. 

From 10 Really Terrific Reading Nooks, by Amanda Nelson


What of the darkness? What of the lack of consequences? Well, here’s where Messina and I disagree. If you aren’t comfortable reading that stuff to your kid, then you shouldn’t be reading the book yet. It’s as simple as that.

From The Folly of Child-Proofing Harry Potter by Peter Damien



Stories Transformed Sweatshirt: The weather is turning colder, which always makes me want to curl up in cozy clothes, slippers and blankets with a stack of books to see the season through. Dress the part with this bookish sweatshirt.

From Book Fetish: Volume XCIV by Rachel Manwill


SM: Honestly, I think there’s a ton of fear in the perception of romance in part because there’s something very realistic in great romance — namely, that women have the right to demand relationships that are based on equality and honesty and trust and, yes, a great sex life. Why should we settle for less than those things? That’s a scary question for a lot of people, but it’s a critical one for women. We should gain from our relationships. And if we don’t, we shouldn’t be in them.

From Cat Ladies, Sex Kittens, and Romance For The Rest Of Us: An Interview With Sarah Maclean by Jenn Northington


and the most popular post at our sister site, Food Riot:


TRIUMPH is making a recipe you found on the internet and having it look just like the picture.

From My Personal Test Kitchen: Martha’s One Pan Pasta by Amanda Nelson




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